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by marktownley
Tue May 22, 2018 5:28 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Full disk Sun 20-05-2018
Replies: 4
Views: 43

Re: Full disk Sun 20-05-2018

That's a beauty of a disk!
by marktownley
Tue May 22, 2018 5:27 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Today's SUN (20180520) | Taka EM400 first imaging session
Replies: 5
Views: 209

Re: Today's SUN (20180520) | Taka EM400 first imaging session

Looks like it's working well to me Pedro!
by marktownley
Tue May 22, 2018 5:20 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sol 20-5-2018 ha
Replies: 4
Views: 44

Re: Sol 20-5-2018 ha

Good views Steve!
by marktownley
Tue May 22, 2018 5:19 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sol 19-5-2018 Ha
Replies: 7
Views: 54

Re: Sol 19-5-2018 Ha

Good catch Steve!
by marktownley
Tue May 22, 2018 5:19 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Full disk 18-05-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 85

Re: Full disk 18-05-2018

Brilliant!
by marktownley
Tue May 22, 2018 5:18 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Some reflected light
Replies: 3
Views: 35

Re: Some reflected light

A good Jupiter Paul!
by marktownley
Tue May 22, 2018 5:17 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Herschel wedge option
Replies: 1
Views: 33

Re: Herschel wedge option

Not tried it, but looks ok to me. TS stuff is normally good.
by marktownley
Tue May 22, 2018 5:14 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Early doors 19/5/18
Replies: 4
Views: 43

Re: Early doors 19/5/18

Great shots David. I like those early observing sessions too.
by marktownley
Tue May 22, 2018 5:13 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Full Disk 19-05-2018
Replies: 2
Views: 25

Re: Full Disk 19-05-2018

That is a great disk. A lovely tight bandwidth setup.
by marktownley
Tue May 22, 2018 5:12 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Today's SUN (20180519) | FD images
Replies: 4
Views: 149

Re: Today's SUN (20180519) | FD images

Nice set Pedro, I missed these!
by marktownley
Mon May 21, 2018 8:53 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Solar Granulation -broadband Ha 20180519
Replies: 7
Views: 117

Re: Solar Granulation -broadband Ha 20180519

Came out well Stu!
by marktownley
Mon May 21, 2018 8:18 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Monday Sun 21st May
Replies: 4
Views: 51

Re: Monday Sun 21st May

Great outcomes Stu!
by marktownley
Mon May 21, 2018 5:08 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: First trial - T250 + CaK
Replies: 8
Views: 191

Re: First trial - T250 + CaK

Good shot! That barlow introduces some strange aberrations.
by marktownley
Mon May 21, 2018 5:07 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: First worthwhile results from a high res set up
Replies: 9
Views: 190

Re: First worthwhile results from a high res set up

That first closeup came out very well Lou!
by marktownley
Sun May 20, 2018 11:30 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Thermal Acclimation of My Lunt50
Replies: 26
Views: 576

Re: Thermal Acclimation of My Lunt50

I thought I would give a bit of an update with this. I have tried a few things, but still come to no real conclusion. The one thing that repeats itself is that the scope has an off-centred annulus sweetspot that is present when observing 'cool' - which is morning, when the scope is nice and warm in ...
by marktownley
Sun May 20, 2018 5:40 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Takahashi EM400 in | EM200 out
Replies: 8
Views: 136

Re: Takahashi EM400 in | EM200 out

A very nice mount Pedro!
by marktownley
Fri May 18, 2018 1:42 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Reflective
Replies: 4
Views: 47

Re: Reflective

Them's beauties!
by marktownley
Fri May 18, 2018 1:10 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: SM40 on Petzval62mm FD 18/5/18
Replies: 5
Views: 68

Re: SM40 on Petzval62mm FD 18/5/18

That's a really nice disk!
by marktownley
Fri May 18, 2018 6:49 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sol from the 17th of May 2018.
Replies: 2
Views: 56

Re: Sol from the 17th of May 2018.

Good disks Eric, hoping I get some time (and weather!) over the weekend to image.
by marktownley
Fri May 18, 2018 6:48 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: It is all in the detail.
Replies: 39
Views: 548

Re: It is all in the detail.

Even on a 'blank' disk there is still plenty of detail for a Lunt50, here's a shot I took a few days ago. https://farm1.staticflickr.com/969/40314203150_b538ff68d6_o.jpg ss-fd-bw by Mark Townley , on Flickr I get very similar sweetspotting that you get when my Lunt50 isn't acclimated. It seems to li...
by marktownley
Fri May 18, 2018 6:45 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Supermoon crescent and Venus
Replies: 5
Views: 70

Re: Supermoon crescent and Venus

Lovely capture Stu. Me and Fi were stood out front admiring it yesterday evening too.
by marktownley
Thu May 17, 2018 11:06 pm
Forum: Solar Astronomy Shop and Swap
Topic: Lunt50 1.25" Feather Touch Focuser
Replies: 1
Views: 350

Re: Lunt50 1.25" Feather Touch Focuser

Reduced price!

FeatherTouch Lunt 1.25" focuser - £180
Baader 36mm Red CCD Filter - £40
PST Lens Cap - £5
by marktownley
Thu May 17, 2018 5:27 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sol from the 16th of May 2018.
Replies: 5
Views: 68

Re: Sol from the 16th of May 2018.

Lovely disks Eric!